> 18 March, 2024

APT congratulates long-term partner AmaWaterways on new investor, L Catterton.

APT and AmaWaterways have shared a highly successful partnership in river cruising for the last 20 years. Today, L Catterton, a leading global consumer-focused investment firm, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a significant stake in AmaWaterways (the “Company”), a global, award-winning luxury river cruise line, from a consortium of … (more)

> 29 January, 2024

A new dawn sets for APT Europe River Cruising in 2025

In 2025, Australia’s most outstanding global tour operator will raise the standard of luxury travel to new heights with the launch of two brand-new, ultra-luxury river ships, the APT Solara and APT Ostara. Launching in 2025, these elegant and modern vessels will cruise the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers. With the plans conceived in Melbourne … (more)

> 28 January, 2024

APT Travel Group leaders featured in The Australian Financial Review’s Summer Edition

Robert McGeary and Lou Tandy, the dedicated owners of APT Travel Group, were featured on the front cover of The Australian Financial Review’s summer edition, offering insights into some of the exciting plans ahead for the business. In the feature story, Rob and Lou share the journey of building the ATG brand into a global … (more)

> 28 January, 2024

APT Travel Group owner Geoff McGeary hands over to the next generation

After 6 decades leading the APT Travel Group, owner Geoff McGeary is delighted to confirm the company is now in the capable hands of his children, Robert McGeary and Lou Tandy. In a recent interview with Adam Bishop from Travel Daily and Travel Bulletin, Rob and Lou, now the driving force behind ATG, shared insights … (more)

> 22 March, 2022

APT Kimberley Season Kicks Off

APT is delighted to launch its 2022 Kimberley Season with the first sailing from Broome departing today. The Australian owned MS Caledonian Sky small expedition ship sets sail today on the first sailing of what is set to be a bumper season with 25 departures. Running cruises in the Kimberley until September the company is … (more)

> 26 February, 2022

Travelmarvel Celebrates Sailing Again!

In March the brand-new Travelmarvel Vega completed her maiden voyage on the Danube River from Budapest through to Bucharest. Not only has it been over two years since the last time the APT Travel Group had a ship cruising the European waterways, this first Travelmarvel cruise of the year marks two other special milestones for … (more)

> 30 March, 2021

The APT Travel Group Increases Refunds

Australian Pacific Holdings released the following statement regarding the company’s decision to increase refunds to some of its guests affected by recent suspensions. The Group understands the ACCC has a different interpretation of our terms and conditions in relation to refunds, however we have reached a mutually agreed position. For some guests affected by imposed … (more)

> 28 January, 2021

APT encourages Aussies to not be spectators

APT, the leaders in luxury travel, have announced their sponsorship of Channel Nine’s broadcast of the Australian Open tennis tournament, set to kick off on 8 February 2021 as part of Australia’s unmissable summer of tennis. Continuing their long-standing relationship with the ATP and the Australian Open, this will be the company’s eighth year as … (more)

> 19 January, 2021

MS Caledonian Sky returns to Australian waters

APT, the leaders in luxury cruising and touring, today launched their much anticipated 2021/22 Australia Small Ship Expedition Cruises featuring the MS Caledonian Sky. In response to an overwhelming demand to its Kimberley Coastal Cruising program and a new Cape York and Great Barrier Reef Expedition cruise, APT has planned eight brand-new cruises around Australia … (more)